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Welcome to Taita Taveta University Library, located at Taita Taveta University main campus. The Library has the following sections: User services, Technical section, Digital Library and Reprographic section. We are reinventing our resources, services and systems to what a World Class Library can and aspire to be. We are doing this as a way of anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of students and faculty. Currently, the Library has a collection of about 9,000 volumes of print resources, 35,000 electronic journals and 50,000 electronic books via Kenya Library Information Services and Consortium (KLISC).
We are committed to support all teaching and research activities at TTU through delivery of high quality services to all information seekers. I invite you to share our passion for lifelong learning to join the Library in achieving her vision, which is to actively participate in teaching, learning and research by providing information resources and services to the user community.
Your continuous feedback is essential in helping us reinvent a Library for the future.
Actively participate in teaching, learning and research by providing information resources and services to the University community.
To develop, organize and preserve quality information resources in various formats to broaden teaching, learning and research activities and to meet information needs of the University.
To acquire, organize and maintain quality information resources in print and digital format to meet teaching and research needs of the University College
To provide user focused library service to meet needs and expectations of the user community
Increase library usage among university community
To develop an organizational framework to enhance library administration and functions
Important Information to all TTU Students
All Taita Taveta University students are required to present their academic papers for plagiarism check at the Digital Library.
Ensure you provide your email address for feedback
Only TTU students are allowed to submit
Core Search Engine, The world’s largest collection of open access research papers
Open Access Initiative, OAI
Public Library of Science, plos.org
Google Scholar, scholar.google.com
Google books, books.google.com
Directory of Open Access Journals, doaj
Directory of open Access books, doab
Organization and Access to Information Resources
The Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LCCS) has been used to organize TTU information resources. KOHA Library Management System has been adopted in automation of Library functions.
Circulation of Library materials, Interlibrary Loans, Reprographic services, Information Literacy, Online Information Services, Binding services.
Mon – Fri 8.00am – 10.00pm
Sat: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed